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Train Derailment Due to Faulty GPS

Matt Ball on February 5, 2013 - in Transportation

A train partially derailed after colliding with a tractor trailer, sending emergency officials and Hazmat crews to Westmoreland County on Tuesday morning. The impact was so intense it ripped the back of the tractor trailer off, derailed several locomotives and knocked a few freight cars off the rails; all because a GPS system had apparently not been updated.

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